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Company: Ducommun Incorporated
Location: Gardena
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:


Job Description

Responsible for the purchase of diversified items (supplies, materials, services, subcontracting) on a competitive basis by request of internal users within buying authority per policy. Establish good vendor relations, analyze and reconcile problems pertaining to procurement and accounting, negotiate price, terms and conditions, establish delivery schedules, coordinate pickups if necessary. Review and maintain all documentation related to requisitions, quotations and purchases.

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Why Ducommun?

Excellent company culture - as recognized by Newsweek's Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces

Clean and climate controlled working environment

Opportunity for career growth

Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Skills & Qualifications

  • Maintains documentation of all activities related to requisitions, quotations and purchases.
  • Reviews requisitions, purchase orders, PRP generated orders for accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
  • Confers with individuals who submit requisitions to determine needs and delivery schedules.
  • Utilizes integrated ERP system to perform transactions for creating purchase orders, purchase order changes, inquiries, printing reports, entering of data, resolving exceptions, and any other functions as trained and instructed.
  • Consults catalogs, Internet, Sr. Buyer and other sources of information to find primary and alternate sources of supply, obtain prices and specifications.
  • Verifies invoices from suppliers with purchase orders and approves invoices for payment. Resolves any discrepancies
  • Establishes good vendor relations and serve as a liaison between company and suppliers for resolution of problems.
  • Contacts vendors, places orders, verifies that supplier or product is approved if necessary, negotiates price, negotiates delivery schedule and payment terms, coordinates pickups/deliveries and solicits quotations (oral and/or verbal) for items within buying authority per policy and/or as instructed.
  • Contacts vendors and follows up on outstanding quotations and purchases. Confers with vendor concerning late deliveries. Notifies appropriate internal personnel of late deliveries and reschedules.
  • Establishes monitors and updates lead times for materials and subcontracting. Timely enters the information in the ERP system.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed by management.

    High school graduate or equivalent with additional college level courses in related subjects desirable and 3 years minimum of progressively responsible experience in procurement or an Associate's degree in Business, Marketing or other related field and 3 years minimum experience in procurement. Working towards C.P.M. certification and/or CPIM certification preferred.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

    268 E. Gardena RoadGardena, California, 90248United States

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